A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
Projects & Practice
A pilot programme in Scotland on Public Procurement led to new opportunities and markets for Scottish SMEs.
Start-up courses designed specifically for new entrants to farming ensure a strong grounding in both agricultural and business principles in the Flanders region of Belgium.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
Promoting the sustainable management of small, privately owned forests. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'LEADER' category.
EAFRD funding helped expand and develop a social enterprise in rural Scotland. A new training centre is built, a visitor centre expanded and more jobs for adults with special needs created.
A small commune in Romania used EAFRD support to restore and promote its local landmark: a botanical garden, and design a training programme on environmental aspects for young farmers.
Welsh rural development competition inspires innovation among young sheep farmers.